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New Zealand PM’s science adviser slams Christchurch quake prediction


March 16th, 2011 - 3:00 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington, Mar.16 (ANI): New Zealand Prime Minister John Key's chief science adviser, Sir Peter Gluckman, has disagreed with the prediction by long range weather forecaster Ken Ring, that a huge earthquake ... Read more...

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‘China may overtake US as premier nation for scientific and technological innovation’


February 20th, 2011 - 6:06 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 20 (ANI): US President Barrack Obama's science adviser has warned that China could overtake America as the premier nation for scientific and technological innovation, if "we don't lift our game". ... Read more...

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WikiLeaks: Terrorists may get n-material in Yemen


December 21st, 2010 - 2:48 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 21 (IANS) With the lone guard at Yemen's main store of radioactive products being removed and the CCTV system breaking down six months ago, "very little now stands between ... Read more...

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‘Yemen’s radioactive products were easy al-Qaeda targets’: Wikileaks


December 20th, 2010 - 1:34 pm ICT by ANI
Sana'a, Dec 20 (ANI): A senior Yemeni government official had told US diplomats that poor security at the country's main store of radioactive products could give terrorists an easy access to ... Read more...

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Haiti quake caused by unknown fault, say scientists


October 26th, 2010 - 5:45 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 26 (ANI): A team of researchers has found that a previously unmapped fault was responsible for the devastating Jan. 12 earthquake in Haiti and that the originally blamed fault remains ... Read more...

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First man on the moon Armstrong says Obama is ‘poorly advised’ on space


May 13th, 2010 - 6:53 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 13 (ANI): Appearing before the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science and Transportation here, Neil Armstrong, the first man to walk on the moon (in 1969), has said that President ... Read more...

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Climate ‘tipping points’ may arrive without warning


February 10th, 2010 - 1:41 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 10 (ANI): In a new study, a top ecological forecaster has said that climate 'tipping points' that can cause an irreparable global disaster may arrive without any warning as such. ... Read more...

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Half of Kiwis not convinced global warming is real


January 18th, 2010 - 2:57 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington, January 18 (ANI): A new survey has revealed that almost half of the population of New Zealand is not convinced global warming is real.According to a report in NZ Herald News, ... Read more...

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MI5 looking for James Bond-style ‘Q’ as chief scientific advisor


April 17th, 2009 - 4:10 pm ICT by ANI
London, April 17 (ANI): The UK security service MI5 is looking for James Bond style gagdget-maker 'Q' as chief scientific advisor to "lead and co-ordinate" its scientific work.According to a report ... Read more...

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Explorers begin trek to discover melt rate of Arctic sea-ice


March 2nd, 2009 - 1:40 pm ICT by ANI
London, March 2 (ANI): A British exploration team has begun a grueling trek to the North Pole to discover how quickly the Arctic sea-ice is melting. According to a report by ... Read more...

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New smartpen, paper technology to help visually impaired students


December 4th, 2007 - 1:38 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Dec 4 (ANI): Blind students can now take a breather as far as their studies are concerned, for a new revolutionary smartpen and paper technology that works with touch and records ... Read more...

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